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Maple Cider Grilled Chicken Kabobs

These Grilled Chicken Kabobs, with zucchini, cherry tomatoes,  mushrooms and apples are marinated in a zingy maple cider marinade for a unique flavor! They are only 3 Weight Watcher Freestyle Smart Points!
Servings 5 kabobs
Calories 139kcal
Author Terri Gilson

Ingredients

Kabobs:

  • 4 fresh boneless and skinless chicken breasts cut into 1 ½ -2 inch cubes
  • 1 small fresh zucchini sliced I half, then into ½ inch half circles
  • 3/4 cup fresh cherry tomatoes
  • 1 cup whole fresh button mushrooms
  • 1 whole fresh Granny smith apple peeled, quartered and sliced ½ inch thick lengthwise

Marinade:

Instructions

Marinade

  • In a small bowl, combine all marinade ingredients, stir well and set aside.
  • *** Important: before putting your meat and veggies on the skewer, make sure to soak your skewers in cold water for several minutes, while you're chopping your ingredients. This will prevent the skewers from catching on fire.

Kabobs

  • Cut chicken into about 1 1/2 -2 inch cubes (see VIDEO) in notes on how to cut chicken. 
  • Cut zucchini into manageable pieces for skewer
    Zucchini being cut into pieces for skewer
  • Cut apples into pieces. Make sure not to cut them too small, as they won't go through the skewer OR stay on the skewer during cooking.
    apple being cut into pieces to be skewered
  • Add chicken and veggies onto skewer as follows: (though it doesn’t have to be in this exact order): zucchini, mushroom,1- 2 pieces of chicken, tomato, apple, 1-2 pieces of chicken.
    chicken and vegetables being added to skewer
  • Then repeat until skewer is full leaving about a ½ inch on each end. Do this for all 4 skewers.
    Meat and vegetables on kabobs with room left on end

Refrigerate

  • Put kabobs into extra-large ziplock bag and pour marinade over meat. Lay flat in fridge. Marinate in the fridge for 6-8 hours (ideally overnight) in fridge,  turning periodically, if possible.

Grill

  • Preheat grill to 400 degrees F and spray with non-stick spray or olive oil. 
  • Covered, cook on grill for 5- 10 minutes on each side until no longer pink.
  • Serve on rice pilaf.

Notes

VIDEO: How to cut chicken for kabobs
 
Nutrition Facts
Maple Cider Grilled Chicken Kabobs
Amount Per Serving
Calories 139 Calories from Fat 18
% Daily Value*
Fat 2g3%
Cholesterol 57mg19%
Sodium 112mg5%
Potassium 592mg17%
Carbohydrates 8g3%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 5g6%
Protein 20g40%
Vitamin A 235IU5%
Vitamin C 15.8mg19%
Calcium 19mg2%
Iron 0.8mg4%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

Nutrition

Calories: 139kcal | Carbohydrates: 8g | Protein: 20g | Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 57mg | Sodium: 112mg | Potassium: 592mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 235IU | Vitamin C: 15.8mg | Calcium: 19mg | Iron: 0.8mg